Friday, January 31, 2014

An Expert With Arrows and Bows - A Valentine's Cupid Limerick

He's expert with arrows and bows
Your heart's true desire, he knows
Love once invited
Will leave you excited
Your love, it then blossoms and grows.

Friday, January 24, 2014

I Need A Sign Of Spring - A Limerick

I'm looking for one certain thing
- A sign of the upcoming Spring.
Show me a robin
So I can stop sobbin'
The icy wind makes my eyes sting!

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Diaper Change Limerick

When changing a two-year-old's diaper
You must be a diligent wiper
If you don't get it clean
You'll see what I mean
The smell will get riper and riper.

Friday, January 17, 2014

Martin Luther King, Jr. Limerick

"I have a dream," he said
Then four years later, he's dead
Though he is gone
His spirit lives on
For freedom, his blood, he shed.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Who Is Your Favorite President - Part 2 - Limericks for Middle Schoolers

I've studied the 43 men*
And made up my mind only when
After much thinkin'
Decided that Lincoln
Was clearly the best that has been.

*Obama is the 44th President, but Grover Cleveland was president for two nonconsective terms, so only 43 different men have been President

Monday, January 13, 2014

Who Is Your Favorite President? Part 1 - A President's Day Limerick for Kids

Now President's Day is nigh
So who is your favorite guy?
A William or John,
Or maybe a Ron,
Or the one who could not tell a lie.

Saturday, January 11, 2014

There Was A Young Lady of Lucca - Vintage Leather Postcard Limerick

There was a young lady of Lucca
Who said when your lovers forsook her
"Oh I've no regrets
I'll take my castanets
And play and dance a cachuca!"

If You Marry A Girl Athlete - Vintage Postcard Limerick

If you marry a girl athlete
E'en though she be sweet and petite
'Twill be your fate
If you come late
To hastily beat a retreat.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Save A Life - Give Blood! A Limerick

Donating blood is quite easy
They give you a ball that is squeezy
It always seems fun
(At least when you're done)
Only once did it make me feel queasy!

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

At St. Patrick's Ball - Vintage Limerick

At St. Patrick's Ball young McCarrell
Once appeared in orange apparel;
The costume was tasty,
But exit was hasty;
He had to walk home in a barrel.

Monday, January 6, 2014

Bridget and Patrick - Vintage Limerick

There once was a lively combat
'Twixt Bridget and Patrick whereat
Said Bridget, "I'll stand
Most any husband
But, hang me, I'll never stand Pat."

Friday, January 3, 2014

A Young Lass From The West - A Cowgirl Limerick (Annie Oakley)

There was a young lass from the west
Who always seemed at her best
When she went out for fun
With her rope and her gun
She certainly was quite self possessed.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Spud Cigarettes Limerick Contest

A grizzled old diver named Lee
When lifted up out of the sea
Said, "A gay mermaid queen
Smoking spuds I have seen